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Ribbon Cuttings 2011

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  • Approximately 1,200 Kansas City residents will have better access to quality dental care, thanks to the opening of a new dental center located in one of Kansas City, Missouri’s, schools. The new Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center - J.A. Rogers Dental Clinic is the result of a partnership between the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center and the Kansas City, Missouri, School District. The dental center will celebrate its grand opening on Monday, Feb. 28, at 10:30 AM, at the J.A. Rogers Elementary School, located at 6400 E. 23rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Mukesh Dharod, of Genesh, Inc. recently celebrated the grand opening of one of the first “franchisee owned” Whopper Bar’s in the country. The KC Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at this unique Burger King® restaurant, located at 14th & Walnut in the Kansas City Light & Power District. Hundreds of customers were on hand to enjoy a great tasting WHOPPER® sandwich that could be customized with more than 30 delicious, unique toppings and sauces. The location also serves a variety of beverages including ice cold beer.
  • Connections to Success celebrated its move to a new location, at 31st and Troost, this week with a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 26. Their newest program, Dress for Success Kansas City promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Clients come to Dress for Success by referral from regional nonprofit organizations including domestic violence agencies, homeless shelters, job training programs and criminal justice agencies, among others.

If you are interested in donating career attire or volunteering, please call 816.561.5115.
  • Parisi Artisan Coffee opened its first café in the city’s historic Union Station with a commitment to serving coffee brewed-by-the-cup. Café employees and chamber members celebrated the opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 18. The new coffee shop features its own coffee as well as barista-prepared lattes, cappuccinos, iced coffees, homemade Italian sodas and more – all freshly brewed for each order. Café hours are Monday through Friday 7 a.m. through 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Parisi Café is proud to pay homage to its Italian heritage. It’s the company’s way to share its delicious traditions, featuring a wide selection of artfully roasted coffees, as well as a full menu of specialized food items for quick and easy breakfasts, lunch and artistic treats that complement all of the locally roasted coffees.